Safety remains the key concern of custodians keeping nearly $110 trillion in assets in Custody Risk's 2013 Global Custody Survey
Quotes of the quarter
The Custody Risk European Awards (formerly the ICFA European Awards) are recognised as the most prestigious in the securities servicing industry and identify the best companies in custody, fund administration and technology.
Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing, says it remains to be seen whether the standards for central counterparties set in Europe will be matched around the globe
German government-owned development bank KfW managed to win an exemption from clearing and margin requirements under European derivatives regulation - a benefit not extended to its peers. Luke Clancy asks why
Mathias Papenfuss, chief operating officer of Luxembourg-based international central securities depository Clearstream and board member of its German central securities depository, tells Luke Clancy the Target2-Securities project has potential to help...
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has announced a shake-up of its executive management team
The house that ETFs built
On the right track
Follow the Lueder
Living on borrowed time
Let there be light
Omgeo talks to Custody Risk on winning the Post-Trade Provider of the Year & Collateral Technology Provider of the Year at the Custody Risk Americas Awards 2013
EC asset management head proposes regulation of some strategy ETFs under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, instead of Ucits
Editor's comment - piecing it all together
The aspiration to globally aggregate OTC derivatives data to determine systemic risk remains a distant dream
Ucits has enjoyed unprecedented success penetrating Asia but the party may be ending for the investment vehicle as three Asian initiatives prepare to challenge the European brand
Quotes of the quarter
The G-20 had hoped the reporting of OTC derivatives trades would give regulators an opportunity to spot the build-up of systemic risk. But domestic reporting requirements, a lack of standard data formats and local privacy laws are preventing supervisors...
Single-manager hedge fund admin assets prosper while FoHFs suffer
The CFTC has a lot on its plate, including Sef rules, dealing with the extraterritorial impact of its regulations, and working out how best to manage the huge amount of data coming its way
BNY Mellon has made several new hires across four businesses, including appointing Dean Sakati to head strategy for securities finance within global collateral services, and Mark Gonzalez as US chief operating officer for derivatives clearing services